The meeting was scheduled following a request by Papariga, according to a KKE announcement, which added that the party leader "will ask the minister to be briefed on matters concerning the crisis, the debt and the IMF".
Taxi owners decide to continue strike, rally on Monday
Taxi owners on Sunday decided to continue their indefinite strike, currently in its fourth week, following a meeting of their federation.
"We will continue our moblisations until the problem is resolved, Attica Taxi Owners Federation (SATA) president Thymios Lymberopoulos announced after the meeting.
"We will continue with mobilisations, but we must avoid mistakes such as those in Piraeus where colleagues threw oil into the streets," Lymberopoulos said, and appealed for calm-headedness.
He accused transport minister Yiannis Ragoussis and the Federation of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) of "dynamiting the climate".
Taxi owners will hold a really outside the transport ministry on central Messogion Avenue in Athens at 10:00 on Monday morning.
Taxi owners to blockade tolls at Rio-Antirrio bridge
Taxi owners in Achaia and surrounding regions have decided to blockade the tolls on the Rio Antirrio bridge linking the Peloponnese with northwestern Greece on Monday.
They announced that they had decided an indefinite blockade of the tolls on the bridge, staring on Monday morning at 8:00 a.m., and of the road tolls at Rio on the Patras-Corinth highway.
On Sunday, taxi owners in the area had allowed motorists to go through the tolls on the bridge and at Rio without paying.